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"We did not know why Hollie had died and died I'm waiting a few weeks for the report to come back, but we had already assumed that the cause is Group B Strep, because Susan was diagnosed after Hollie's birth had received.
"Even if the hospital does not believe that you're in risk, we think you should be informed about the potential risk and know where to get a private test that costs £ 35."
Group B Strep Neonatal infections can be prevented by administering antibiotics (usually penicillin) via a vein to women during labor, reducing the risk by up to 90 percent.
Since 2000, the rate of GBS infections among babies under three months has risen by 31 percent, despite a "risk-based" disease. Prevention guidelines were introduced in 2003.
He said, "When Group B Strep gets into a baby, it has devastating consequences, making it more susceptible to serious illnesses such as meningitis and, in Hollie's case, pneumonia.
" The message we want to convey , is that even though the NHS is very good, it does not tell you anything about Group B Strep, unless you mark all the boxes that are considered vulnerable – and the odds are very small.
"Do not risk it, just try it out. For 35 pounds it's the difference between life and death. "
Earlier this month, an investigation into the death of baby Hollie found that the hospital was not to blame.
The coroner decided that the staff complied with the guidelines Regarding heart rate at the time and despite system failures, Hollie's death could not be prevented.
The medical examiner's report states, "I find that the lack of training in this area was a systemic error at the time. " I note that the midwives have acted appropriately throughout their education.
"I find that the use of CTG labels without a region was a system error."
"I think The identified system errors did not affect the result.
"Dr. Hurrell was of the opinion, and I note that the death was due to the following: I (a) Congenital pneumonia (group B streptococci)." The Health and Social Care Trust said: "Belfast Trust expresses our sympathy This is a very difficult time for Hollie's parents."
"Hollie's case has won regional learning, and as a result, Northern Ireland has its processes of assessing surveillance changed the baby heart on labor. "